Kathleen Stocker Farah, MD

Associate Clinical Director | she/her

Dr. Kathy Farah is the Associate Clinical Director and a member of the CMBM Faculty and Supervision Team. She is certified in Mind-Body Medicine, and has extensive experience in the national training programs and Global Trauma Relief for both adults as well as children and teens. She has been the Clinical Lead for the Indigenous Initiative, and the VISN 8 program which combined the CMBM model with Whole Health for the Sunshine Network in Florida, South Georgia and Puerto Rico.

Dr. Farah is certified with the American Board of Family Medicine, American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine, is a Diplomate in the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, and a Fellow with the American Academy of Family Physicians. She has been a family physician for many years, currently providing Integrative Medicine Consultation at Western Wisconsin Health. In addition, Dr. Farah provided Integrative Medicine consultations at Children’s Minnesota Hospital and Clinics Pain, Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine in Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Farah is also trained in CranioSacral Therapy and Visceral Manipulation and incorporates those modalities into her practice. Dr. Farah has extensive experience in leading workshops, and is an engaging public speaker. She is the Chief Empowerment Officer of her business Wiser Medicine, LLC.

Dr. Farah earned her MD from the University of Minnesota Medical School after earning her BA in Medical Technology at the College of St. Scholastica. She completed her Family Medicine residency at St. Paul-Ramsey Medical Center. Dr. Farah was also a Bush Medical Fellow. In her free time, Dr. Farah enjoys being a long standing volunteer at Camp Avanti, a camp for children with Sensory Defensiveness, and diagnoses such as high-functioning autism. She enjoys time with her children and grandchildren, and finds every opportunity she can to be in nature.

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